Troy Ave & Joey Badass Duke It Out On Twitter Over Who Runs the (Independent) Rap Game

Troy Ave is keeping his name in the news this week in the wake of his recently released album Major Without A Deal -- this time, via Twitter beef with an artist almost 10 years his junior, Joey Bada$$.

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Bada$$ spoke out in veiled tweets, declaring himself the "#1 Independent Hip Hop artist" in the world:

Troy hit back, accusing the young rapper of "selling out" via club gigs and radio-friendly (??) singles, as well as calling out that he is signed to the independent Cinematic Music Group (which has a partnership with Sony RED):

Bada$$ followed up today, insisting that there's no beef: